Archive for the ‘FAMOUS BOWLERS’ Category

George Howard Stop-Action (1964)

October 19, 2017

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Joe Falcaro (1939)

October 17, 2017

Falcaro (1940)

(1896-1951)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1975

#27 Bowler of the 20th Century

All-American, 1929-30, 1931-32

Match Game champion, 1929-1933

 

Gary Madison (1962)

October 10, 2017

(1939-2001)

1 ABC championship (1962-D)

1 PBA title

Val Mikiel (1948)

September 28, 2017

(1915-1969)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1979

Bowler of the Year, 1947-48, 1948-49

1 WIBC championship (1946-S)

Jimmy Smith (1906)

September 19, 2017

(1882-1948)

Bowling Hall of Fame, 1941 (charter member)

#14 Bowler of the 20th Century

Bowlers Journal Bowler of the Decade, 1910s

Bowlers Journal 1910-1925 Special All American

All American, 1927-28

Match Game champion, 1906-1922

2 ABC championships (1911-AE, 1920-AE)

Petersen Classic winner, 1925, 1927

 

 

George Morrison (1930)

September 5, 2017

(1901-1992)

2 ABC championships (1930-AE, 1932-T)

Lee Jouglard Stop Action (1952)

September 3, 2017

Dick Weber Bowling Outdoors (1968)

August 31, 2017

Weber Outdoors (1968)

Madison Square Garden Plaza (New York, NY)

Jerry Lewis (1957)

August 22, 2017

(1926-2017)

Lewis appeared with Paul Krumske on the local Chicago TV show “Bowl the Professor” in 1957, and the film of their “match” was later used as a fund-raiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.  That story is one of 90 in my book The Bowling Chronicles

Bernard Rusche (1949)

August 15, 2017

(1917-2007)

1 ABC championship (1949-S)